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Richard Nixon

Michael Gerson: A trumpet that always sounds retreat

The Republican Party is undergoing its most significant foreign policy debate since President Richard Nixon dismissed then-Gov. Ronald Reagan as “shallow” and of “limited mental capability,” and Reagan criticized the policy of detente, initiated by Nixon, as “a one-way street that the Soviet…

March 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Nixon rallies educators and community leaders in fight against income tax cut

Nixon rallies educators and community leaders in fight against income tax cut

The governor is campaigning on the measure ahead of a veto session scheduled for next month.

August 12, 2013 7:33 pm Related Loading…

George Will: When Washington was really grim

“When I first met Richard Nixon,” Robert Bork says in the book he completed a few weeks before his death in December, “I could see in his expression the conviction that someone had blundered badly.” With the dry wit that, together with his mastery of the dry martini, made him delightful comp…

March 06, 2013 11:00 pm Related Loading…

A look at key moments in Dow history

The Dow Jones industrial average often makes headlines. But let's not forget everything else that happened as the Dow has twisted and turned Ñ from The Muppets suing Mickey Mouse to John McCain meeting Joe the Plumber.

March 05, 2013 4:33 pmLoading…
A history of marijuana in the United States

A history of marijuana in the United States

SEATTLE — The grass is no greener. But, finally, it’s legal — at least somewhere in America. It’s been a long, strange trip for marijuana.

December 06, 2012 12:00 pmLoading…
Fitz Blog:Paton and Kirkpatrick

Fitz Blog:Paton and Kirkpatrick

     Ann Kirkpatrick, a smart educated mom is tangling with Jonathan Paton over a seat in Congress. Kirkpatrick has been a prosecutor, a teacher and a congresswoman. Jonathan Paton has been a flack, a hack and Tucson’s Richard Nixon.

October 16, 2012 2:00 pmLoading…

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